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on and it was preliminary information. but anyway the worst lie was karl rove -- after the election saying that the obama campaign suppressed the vote. that's the only lie but a real heifer. >> uh-huh. worst lie awards goes to aged it our prosecute -- you guessed it our president. but the congressional research service the crs lords that for every 2 cents of tax breaks oil and gas companies get wind and solar companies get $1. honorable mention pat buchanan? >> for person of the year, vladimir putin. you were right earlier john. it's a real comeback for him. he has been in power for a long time but he is holding on and i think there's a lot to this guy really and i think he is not an enemy of the united states. and he's not the greatest strategic threat. >> trade-off. >> mitt romney said. >> you can't go wrong. eleanor? >> congresswoman caroline mccarthy who has been working tirelessly on behalf of gun safety since winning her congressional seat after her husband was murdered in a shooting accident -- not accident, in a mass shooting incident on the long island railroad. she is now cosponsoring a bill to
but the candidate. >> and also high profile nonwhite candidates. karl rove's group is going to be putting a lot of money into recruiting hispanics to run as republicans for the legislature. gwen: well on to the bhorne won because this year "time" magazine named barack obama of course as its person of the year. but how have four years in office and especially this year changed the president and the presidency? >> the state of our union is getting stronger. and we've come too far to turn back now. >> if you're one of the more 250 million american who is already have health insurance, you will keep your health insurance. >> for me personally, it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that i think same sex couples should be able to get married. >> i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern and col passion for our state and the people of our state. >> we're going to have to take more meaningful action to prevent more acts like this regardless of the politics. gwen: how evolved is he now, michael? >> well, you know, getting re-elected changes every president. barack obama will b
recently, two billionaire-backed groups, one associated with the koch brothers, one with karl rove's network of mysterious givers, these two groups donated over 60% of grover norquist's budget. i mean, isn't that what's really going on with the system, that the lobbyists chiefly presenting a more -- preventing a more equitable tax system is beholden to the plutocrats? >> money plays way too big a part in our political system today. you know, from both sides. you know, there's way too much money coming into it -- that there's no control over it, that what you have -- well, let me tell you -- in my book, bill, i probably have the most extreme position on this than anybody, because what i have proposed in terms of political campaigns, that no money should come from any source other than from individual human beings. i would get rid of political action committee money, political party money, labor union money, corporate money. you know, i would go down to small amounts that are instantly reported, all transparent. i think we have to do that, because it is this money pouring in -- what
into existence and essentially go out of business the day after the election. but karl rove's operation is still out there running advertising. >> the time for politics has ended. we need bipartisan ideas we can all support. call president obama and tell him, "it's time to show us a balanced plan." because every day wasted is another $4 billion we're deeper in debt. and the heritage foundation, which once was a think tank of analysts writing papers has now morphed into another organization called heritage action, which raises tens of thousands of, i'm sorry, millions of dollars to run campaign commercials and do that sort of political action, which reinforces the problem of money is so, vast amounts of money are sloshing around in the system. and the members of congress are almost like, you know, flotsam floating on a sea of money. they're just bouncing around. >> so, what do you both think the public needs to know about this economic debate going on right now? cut through all of that. >> that what they're being told is necessary and good for them is, in most cases, 180 degrees opposite of what
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